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A school community approach to cyber safety.

A message from Sorrento Primary School

We stand together as a community and hold true to our shared vision.

Our shared values are evident through our involvement in community-based programmes and supportive approach to managing student behaviour.

We recognise the importance of working with families to offer best practices around the use of technology both at home and in the school. Building links with Family Zone and ySafe helps strengthen those practices.

To complete the circle of safety for your child, however, we need your participation.  

On the 11 FEB, you will receive an email from Family Zone inviting you to activate your account and commence protecting your children's devices.

The school has already installed the Mobile Zone app on your child’s school iPad.   There is no need for you to install any software/app. However you do still need to activate your Family Zone account.   Instructions on how to do this will be included in the email you will receive from Family Zone.

 

What do you need to do?

1

Wait for the activation email from Family Zone, then activate your account.

2

Install Mobile Zone on your children's devices, run and install.

3

Manage via our Zone Manager App. Download to your own Apple or Android device.

Benefits for parents


Safe content

Removes adult content for safe searching

Family Zone takes student and parent privacy seriously. Learn more here.

Resources

A Day in the Life of a Digital Student

“Jamie” is a typical digital student. Find out what his life looks like before, and after, his devices are protected by Family Zone’s cloud-based cyber-safety solution - at home, at school and everywhere in between.

Sorrento's Family Zone Webinar

Missed the webinar?? Catch the video recording here & learn how to use Family Zone at home

How to install Mobile Zone

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WINDOWS

CHROME

iOS

ANDROID


Click the icon for your child’s device operating system for instructions.

Your school's chosen Cyber Expert is

We've teamed up with Cyber Experts

A team of leading educators, psychologists and law-enforcement professionals specialising in online safety and education, Cyber Experts work collaboratively with Family Zone to provide world-leading research, advice and support to our School Community subscribers.

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Jordan Foster, ySafe Founder and National Cyber Safety Expert
‘Australians of all ages have the right to access technology in a safe, informed and supported environment. ySafe is committed to helping schools and families provide a solid foundation for the young people in their care to navigate the digital world safely and productively across their lifespan.’

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Video tutorials

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For help at Sorrento Primary School

Sorrento Primary School

14 Elfreda Ave, Sorrento WA 6020
Phone: +61 (08) 9447 7488

For help with Family Zone

Visit: www.familyzone.com
Email: support@familyzone.com

Call us
From Aus: 1300 398 326 (local call)
From NZ: 0800 444 907
From overseas: +613 4000 0044

Support hours
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9am to 5pm local time Sat-Sun

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